Meissen in Winter

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Ernst Ferdinand Oehme (German, 1797–1855)
Meissen in Winter, 1854
Oil on canvas
27 × 23 in. (68.58 × 58.42 cm)
Gift of the René von Schleinitz Foundation M1962.105
Photo credit: P. Richard Eells
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Ernst Ferdinand Oehme, a pupil of Caspar David Friedrich, stayed faithful to his teacher's themes and motifs of haunting Nordic monastery courtyards covered in snow, Gothic churches at sunset, and castle ruins in the mountains, but he never aspired to the same spiritual heights.

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